Small Business Development Center

Assistance for the Entrepreneur

Workforce Center
2345 E. Nevada Ave., Suite 101
Phone: (575) 527-7676
Fax: (575) 528-7432

Serving the residents of Doña Ana and Sierra counties, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at NMSU Doña Ana Community College can help you achieve your dreams! We offer no-cost, confidential, quality counseling and guidance for business owners, prospective owners, and managers. Whether you have been in business for some time, starting out, or purchasing a business, the SBDC can help you in addressing a multitude of issues.

Our team of experienced, professional business consultants can help you—

  • Develop a business plan to start a new business or make an established business more efficient
  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Learn effective record-keeping, management, accounting, processes, and inventory control
  • Create alternatives for solving business marketing issues
  • Find financial resources and prepare business loan packages
  • Improve your business and management skills through seminars and workshops
  • Explore business ownership opportunities
  • Develop an exit or succession plan

Specialized Consulting

Specialized one-on-one, confidential consulting can help you develop an individualized plan for your business and create alternatives for solving marketing problems, including record keeping, accounting, and inventory control.

Business Education

The SBDC staff offer individualized workshops in various topics such as business management, marketing, record keeping, cyber security, disaster assistance, and business planning. These workshops can help you avoid serious and costly mistakes.

The SBDC offers business consulting on a range of subjects, including business start-up, effective marketing strategies, writing a business plan, business financials, and other areas of concern you may have identified. If needed, special arrangements can be made for an SBDC consultant to come to your business site to discuss strategies.

Center for Resource Information

Use our professional business publications, industry reports, demographic reports, and financial tools to gain a competitive advantage in your industry.

Let the SBDC be a partner you can count on. Our services are confidential and available at no or low cost to you. To make an appointment to discuss your needs, call (575) 527-7676, or visit us at